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Did you know that in the United States more than 4 million babies are born each year, and baby showers are the most popular way of celebrating this happy occasion? If you are not aware, throwing a baby shower takes time and energy. But, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are some tips for Planning a baby shower.
When it comes to picking a location consider making your event different from ordinary parties and get-togethers. Think about the mom-to-be favorite places.
- Favorite restaurant
- Spa that offers pregnancy massages
- A resort
- A bar or club
Most commonly baby showers take place at a friend or family member's home.
Theme Baby Shower
A theme can make a baby shower more unforgettable. There is no wrong way to organize a themed baby shower. The trick is to cater to what the expecting mother would enjoy. Once a theme is chosen, the rest of the organization will naturally fall into place. If the mom-to-be doesn’t want a theme, don’t worry; a normal party will be as good.
Food and drink
Every party will need to have some type of food for the guests. Consider how much you have to spend, what time of day the baby shower is at, and if you will be making the food yourself or having it catered. Take into consideration the pregnant mom’s cravings, food allergies or personal preferences of guests.
Have some alcohol options for guests and always make sure you offer lots of water especially for the guest of honor.
Party favors, prizes and gift bags will make a baby shower fun for everyone. Finding the right party gift bags can be a challenge fun. Use your creativity and spice them up. The best gifts are practical with a personal touch. Unique single gifts you will have your guests competing for specific prizes, this will get the party going.
Baby shower games and activities
In most baby showers getting together, eating and opening gifts is enough to keep the party alive. But if you'd like to spice up the festivities you may want to include infant-related games at your baby shower. Just be considerate of the guests and their preferences.
To organize a good baby shower, do not wait until the last minute. The more you do ahead of time the easier it will be on baby shower day. It is important to keep things organized and under control right from the start. Just remember, no matter how carefully you plan, unexpected circumstances can occur. Don’t let it ruin the event. The most important thing about a baby shower is to have fun and let the future mom feel loved.